Shauna Shrewsbury

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Education and Credentials

  • M.A. in Dance/Movement Therapy and Counseling from Columbia College Chicago in 2017
  • B.F.A. in Dance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
  • Registered Dance/Movement Therapist (R-DMT)
  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
  • Certified Yoga Instructor (CYT) from Akasha Yoga Studio, accredited by Yoga Alliance
  • Certified Prenatal Yoga Instructor (PYT) from SweetFeet Yoga Studio

What do you do for self-care?

  • Trips to the library and reading a variety of genres
  • Meditation, by myself, in a class, guided via podcasts
  • Spirituality and Astrology podcasts
  • Family dinners once a month – my family rotates hosting 🙂
  • Cooking meals for one, I love using new kitchen gadgets that I probably do not need, but love
  • Taking my dogs for walks, and laying with them in the sunshine when weather allows
  • Consistent manicures at my very favorite nail salon
  • Therapy
  • Spending time with friends and family//I have a lot of friends who live internationally and throughout the country, so finding time to connect with them is extra special

Favorite podcasts, books or blogs

  • Wine & Crime – podcast
  • The Cosmic RX – podcast
  • Lovett or Leave It//Crooked Media — podcast
  • The Great Gatsby
  • Anything by Jane Austen
  • The Outlander Series
  • The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue

I work with

  • Children (5 -12)
  • Adolescents (11-17)
  • Teens
  • Emerging Adults (17-24)
  • Adults
  • Relationships (Parent-Child, Siblings, Family Therapy)
  • Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorders – birth parent and partners navigating pregnancy and postpartum time period.

Therapeutic Modalities

  • Dance/Movement Therapy
  • Feminist
  • Relational
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Areas of Interest

  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Depression and Mood
  • Grief and Loss
  • LGBTQIA+ Affirming
  • Behavioral/Emotional Issues
  • Parent Support/Training
  • Creatives
  • Young children
  • Teens
  • New parents
  • Movers, dancers
  • Folks exploring their spirituality
  • Folks exploring their gender identity and sexuality

Individuals / Authors / Theorists who have influenced my work

  • Isadora Duncan
  • Rena Kornblum
  • Carl Rogers
  • Christine Caldwell
  • Yalom

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